Every time Iowa inched closer, Italee Lucas responded. The North Carolina senior finished with a career-high 34 points in what is turning out to be the season many thought she was capable of.
UConn hosts UNC on Saturday in Hartford in what has become an annual track meet in high-tops. But frenetic pace aside, the Tar Heels must take care of the ball and rebound to have a chance at toppling the No. 1 Huskies.
Three straight losses and the death of a dear friend in seven days. Monday morning can't come sooner for coach Sylvia Hatchell and North Carolina.